Pursuant to due call and notice posted July 5, 2019 the Village of Osceola Board met in regular session on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the Village Hall/Discovery Center – Large Meeting Room.
Present: Buberl, Schmidt, Burch, Rose, Anderson Gilliland and Murphy
Also present: Pascarella, Zegarski, Pedrys, Popenhagen, Stark, Palmer, Friendshuh press and public.
Buberl called the meeting to order at 6:00pm
Motion by Rose and seconded by Anderson to approve the agenda. Vote: Y-7, N-0 MC
Motion by Gilliland and seconded by Murphy to approve the June 11, 2019 regular meeting and June 17, 2019 open & closed session meeting. Vote: Y-7, N-0 MC
Public Input and Ideas – Sydney Bents, Hahns Huebsch and Sean Rogers from a student led environmental club presented a petition to the Board on behalf of the St Croix River Communities Against Frac Sand Mining that are opposed to the expansion of the North 40 Resources mine in the Town of Farmington to allow mining of frac sand. They believe frac and sand mining to be in conflict with existing land usage in the community and it poses unnecessary risks to the local environment and to the health and welfare of the citizens and adversely affects the quality of life in the community.
CSM-Gateway Meadows-combining lots 105 & 106 – Motion by Gilliland and seconded by Schmidt to approve the CSM combining lots 105 & 106 in Gateway Meadows Subdivision with the following conditions: 1)Based on the fact that lots 105 & 106 are outside the lot infill area of the Gateway Meadows Subdivision approved subdivision plan. 2)The specific lot combination would not positively or negatively impact the property valued of the property owners who currently exist in Gateway Meadows. 3)Proposed development would be consistent with the approved 2004 and 2013 Gateway Meadows Development agreements. 4)Developer at their expense will be required to vacate utility lines and make the necessary road repairs associated with utility vacation. 5)Approval for the combination of lots 105 & 106 within the Gateway Meadows Subdivision would not be precedent setting. 6)The developer and Village agree any future requests for combining any more lots in Gateway Meadows will require a complete review and rewrite of the development agreements that exist. 7)The combination of Lot 105 & 106 will require the developer to comply with Chapter 218 of the Village of Osceola’s Subdivision of Land and Stormwater Management Ordinance, the approved development agreement of Gateway Meadows and all associated covenants and other agreements associated with this development. 8)Require the developer of record to provide no later than the November Planning Commission meeting Articles implementing a Home Owners Association per the Village approve 2004 Gateway Meadows Development Agreement. Vote: Y-7, N-0 MC
Ordinance #19-03 – 4-Way Stop at Chieftain & 4th Ave – Motion by Rose and seconded by Burch to approve Ordinance #19-03-4-Way Stop at Chieftain Street and 4th Avenue. Vote: Y-7, N-0 MC
FAA Approval of Agreement for Transfer of Entitlements – Motion by Murphy and seconded by Burch to approve the Request for FAA Approval of Agreement for Transfer of Entitlements. Vote: Y-7, N-0 MC
AAA Striping Service Company – Striping Project – Pay Request #1 and Final – Motion by Rose and seconded by Anderson to approve Pay Request #1 and Final to AAA Striping Service Company for the Striping Project in the amount of $31,428.24. Vote: Y-7, N-0 MC
J & S Contracting – Asphalt Repair Project – Pay Request #3 and Final – Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Murphy to approve Pay Request #3 and Final to J & S Contracting for Asphalt Repair Project in the amount of $688.37. Vote: Y-7, N-0 MC
J & S Contracting – Concrete Replacement and New Sidewalk Project – Pay Request #4 and Final – Motion by Anderson and seconded by Gilliland to approve Pay Request #4 and Final to J & S Contracting for Concrete Replacement and New Sidewalk Project in the amount of $368.01. Vote: Y-7, N-0 MC
J & S Contracting – Sidewalk Improvement (TAP) – Pay Request #4 and Final – Popenhagen reviewed the pay request. Motion by Burch and seconded by Rose to approve Pay Request #4 and Final to J & S Contracting for Sidewalk Improvements (TAP) in the amount of $33,098.17. Vote: Y-7, N-0 MC
Employment Agreement – Village Administrator – Benjamin Krumenauer – Pascarella reviewed the employment agreement with Benjamin Krumenauer. Discussion followed. Motion by Rose and seconded by Burch to approve the employment agreement with Benjamin Krumenauer. Vote: Y-7, N-0 MC
Applications for Licenses and Permits - Liquor License –Temporary Class “B” Beer License – Osceola Trails Coalition – Motion by Gilliland and seconded by Anderson to approve a Temporary Class “B” license to the Osceola Trails Coalition – Valley Brew Fest – August 17, 2019. Vote: Y-7, N-0 MC
Beverage Server Operator Licenses – Motion by Schmidt and seconded by Anderson to approve Beverage Server Operator Licenses to: Thomas G. Johnson – Valley Spirits; Ashley N. Steffen and Nicole M. Johnson – Cascade BP; Logan Shira – Dick’s Fresh Market; Jennifer L. Herreid – Tippy Canoes. Vote: Y-7, N-0 MC
Board and Commission Appointments – NONE
Staff Reports – Reviewed
Building Permits – Since the last board meeting 19 permits were issued in June/July for a total of 66 permits issued in 2019 with a value of $3,257,078 compared to 39 permits issued in 2018 with a value of $3,491,659
Chamber of Commerce/Main Street – The board reviewed the Chamber memo.
Board, Committee, Commission and Agency Reports – The board reviewed the following minutes: Plan Commission – July 2, 2019; Admin and Finance Committee – June 13, 2019 and June 19, 2019; Airport Commission – May 20, 2019 and June 18, 2019; Osceola Public Library – May 15, 2019; Police & Fire Committee - June 4, 2019.
Vouchers Payable – Motion by Burch and seconded by Gilliland to approve voucher check #58193 thru #58459. Vote: Y-7, N-0 MC
Discussion and action on any other appropriate items – None
There being no further action Buberl adjourned the meeting at 6:38pm
Respectfully submitted: Kari Zegarski, Village Clerk